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Reasons why there should be more ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’


Matt Johnson – Special to the Southern News It has become almost impossible to scroll through Twitter without reading about Netflix’s new hit show, “13 Reasons Why.” The show has received a 90 percent approval rating from Rotten Tomatoes and has been captivating audiences ever since all 13 episodes became available for streaming. The story, adapted from Jay Asher’s novel,

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Ariel Pink’s “pom pom” is beautiful weirdo-pop


Ariel Pink at Rotown in 2011 Photo Credit: Marcel van Leeuwen Xavier Lassiter – Arts & Entertainment Editor  Weirdoes write the best pop music. John Lennon wrote songs about walruses while tripping through at least three different dimensions, the apex man-child Michael Jackson wrote songs about being a badass dude while being lovingly effeminate, Kurt Cobain found the time to write

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Get carried away with New Haven band ‘Anchors Away’


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The New Haven based pop-punk band, ‘Anchors Away’ has always had its roots firmly grasped into Connecticut.  The band is consistently present at the venue The Space, in Hamden, Conn. Their singer/rhythm guitarist Nick Firine has fourteen years of experience with playing and spectating.  He is currently the head booking agent at The Space

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Movie Review: “Maze Runner”


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter Earlier this month, “Maze Runner,” a science fiction film was released. Part Lord of the Flies, part twisted “Pac Man,” the film is directed by Wes Ball and an adaptation of James Dashner’s first installment in the Maze Runner novel series. The film, produced by 20th Century Fox, received rave reviews from initial critics

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